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Archive - Jun 2013

June 7th

Johnsonburg baseball on to state's final four

June 8, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY – It was an extra special winning moment for Quinn Luhr in the PIAA quarterfinal.
After keeping Johnsonburg baseball even with Bishop McCort, Luhr's RBI single in the bottom of the 11th helped the Rams to a 7-6, 11-inning victory over the Crushers Thursday at Rich Kuntz Memorial Field in Punxsutawney.
The win means there will be a new state champion in Class A baseball as Bishop McCort took the title for the 2012 season.

Voters use write-ins to express indifference, chagrin

June 8, 2013

"Mickey Mouse," "Anyone but this guy," "What?" and "Who?" were among the write-in votes penned by Elk County balloters in the May 22 municipal primary, according to results obtained through the Elk County Elections Office Friday.

Mother turns in son's drugs to police

June 8, 2013

EMPORIUM – On Nov. 5, 2012, a woman walked into the Cameron County Probation Office holding a shipment of stimulant "bath salts" intended for her son, which she had intercepted and wanted turned over to police.

Grace A. Dietz

June 7, 2013

Grace A. Dietz, 100, of 1529 Front St., Ridgway, died Friday, June 7, 2013, at Elk Haven Nursing Home.
She was born Feb. 26, 1913, in Instanter, the daughter of Leonard and Margaret Kemmer Wright.
She married Carl A. Dietz on Nov. 6, 1937 in St. Leo’s Church, he predeceased her in death on Feb. 5, 2000.

June 6th

Two teens charged in Ridgway crime spree

June 6, 2013

Two teens have been charged in a crime spree that spanned two days and most of Ridgway Borough and which police say began with the vandalization of parked cars, progressed to their burglarization of an apartment building, and ended with the twosome joyriding in a stolen car.

Water authority upgrades control system

June 6, 2013

The Ridgway Township Municipal Authority has completed an upgrade to their four-year-old control system.

June 5th

"Color Me Dance" recital showcasing area students

June 5, 2013

This weekend students of April School of Dance will take to the stage to showcase their year-long efforts as part of the school's annual recital, "Color Me Dance," taking place on Friday and Saturday evening at St. Marys Area High School auditorium.

63-year-old Wilcox man charged with stalking 22-year-old female

June 5, 2013

WILCOX – A 63-year-old Wilcox man has been charged with stalking a 22-year-old woman in what can only be described as a baffling string of events that police say resulted in the victim abandoning her home "out of fear."

New regional 911 system nearing completion

June 5, 2013

The conglomeration of 9-1-1 systems in nine counties, including Elk, is nearing completion with the final counties set to be "online" or fully operational by June 25.

Community watch forms in Ridgway

June 5, 2013

In an effort to decrease crime in the Borough of Ridgway, concerned residents have formed a community watch group.

COUDERSPORT – Despite the best efforts of the Crusader football team, there was one objective they...
Ridgway boys golf remained undefeated on the season with a 196-251 win over Brockway Thursday...
Ridgway boys golf won the team season opener 195-246 over Kane Tuesday afternoon on a hot afternoon...